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Old Dec 31 2005, 05:57 AM   #1
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What follows is a list of my reading for 2005. It only consists of books and magazines that I read from cover to cover, not individual essays, poems, etc., books unfinished and so on.

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Adams, Scott, Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel
Adamson, Robert, Inside Out: an Autobiography (*poet*)
Angerhuber, Eddie M., Nocturnal Products
Aquilina, Jude, Knifing the Ice*
Aquilina, Jude, and Ray Stuart (eds.), Friendly Street Reader: Number Twenty Four*
Armitage, Simon, Kid*
Bakowski, Peter, Days that we Couldn’t Rehearse*
Barker, Clive, Abarat; Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War
Barnstone, Willis, With Borges on an Ordinary Evening in Buenos Aires
Begg, Paul, Jack the Ripper: the Definitive History
Bloom, Harold, The Anxiety of Influence: a Theory of Poetry
Borges, Jorge Luis, This Craft of Verse
Brennan, Christopher, Interludes: a Prospectus (some *)
Brett, Lily, Unintended Consequences*
Buchbinder, David, Contemporary Literary Theory and the Reading of Poetry
Buckley, Vincent, Arcady and Other Places*
Burridge, Kate, Weeds in the Garden of Words: Further Observations on the Tangled History of the English Language
Campbell, Bruce, If Chins could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor
Campbell, Ramsey, The Overnight
Carey, Peter, Bliss
Chisholm, A. R., A Study of Christopher Brennan’s The Forest of Night
Clanchy, Kate, Slattern*
Clark, Axel, Christopher Brennan: a Critical Biography (poet)
Clarke, David, The Angel of Mons: Phantom Soldiers and Ghostly Guardians
Clarke, John, The Even More Complete Book of Australian Verse*
Clarke, Susanna, Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: a Novel
Derricourt, Robin, Ideas into Books: a Guide to Scholarly & Non-fiction Publishing
Dobson, Rosemary, The Three Fates & Other Poems*
Duffy, Carol Ann, Vicki Feaver, & Eavan Boland, Penguin Modern Poets: Volume 2*
Duggan, Laurie, Blue Notes*; New and Selected Poems, 1971-1993*
Dunsany, Lord, Five Plays; Plays of Gods and Men
Eliot, T. S., Four Quartets*; Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats*
Ensler, Eve, The Vagina Monologues
Epstein, Jason, Book Businesss: Publishing Past and Present
Friendly Street New Poets: One*--Geoff Kemp, The Wolf Stares in /Yve Loris, Silver from Black /John Malone, Suburban Bonsai
Frith, Christopher, & Eve Johnstone, Schizophrenia: a Very Short Introduction
Gioia, Dana, Can Poetry Matter?: Essays on Poetry and American Culture
Grant, Jamie, Mysteries*
Haining, Peter, Sweeney Todd: the Real Story of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Hall, Rodney, A Soapbox Omnibus*
Harksen, Henrik (ed.), Out of the Shadows: an E.O.D. Tribute to S. T. Joshi
Harrison, Martin, Who wants to Create Australia?: Essays on Poetry and Ideas in Contemporary Australia
Hart, Kevin, Wicked Heat*
Harwood, Gwen, Collected Poems, 1943-1995*
Hassler, Sue Strong, and Donald M. Hassler (eds.), Arthur Machen & Montgomery Evans: Letters of a Literary Friendship, 1923-1947
Herrick, Steven, Love Ghosts & Nose Hair*
Hetherington, Paul, Blood and Old Belief: a Verse Novel*
Heyward, Michael, The Ern Malley Affair (some *)
Hill, R. Nemo, The Strange Music of Erich Zann*
Hodgins, Philip, Things Happen*
Horrobin, David, The Madness of Adam and Eve: how Schizophrenia Shaped Humanity
Hughes, Randolph, C. J. Brennan: an Essay in Values
Humphries, Barry, My Life as me: a Memoir
Jansson, Tove, Comet in Moominland; Finn Family Moomintroll; The Little Trolls and the Great Flood (internet file); The Summer Book
Jenkins, Wendy, Rogue Equations*
Jennings, Elizabeth (sel.), A Choice of Christina Rossetti’s Verse
Joshi, S. T., H. P. Lovecraft: the Decline of the West; Ramsey Campbell and Modern Horror Fiction
Joshi, S. T., and David E. Schultz, An H. P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia
Jurgensen, Manfred, Carnal Knowledge*
Keaton, Eleanor, and Jeffrey Vance, Buster Keaton Remembered
Kinsella, John, The Hunt*
Kinsella, John, and Coral Hull, Zoo*
Lloyd, Peter, Collage*
Lovecraft, H. P., The Annotated Supernatural Horror in Literature
Loveman, Samuel, Out of the Immortal Night: Selected Works (many *)
McAuley, James, Christopher Brennan; (sel.), James McAuley*
McCaffrey, Anne, Acorna; All the Weyrs of Pern; Decision at Doona; Dragonflight; Dragonquest; Dragonsdawn; Dragonsinger; Dragonsong; Freedom's Challenge; Freedom's Choice; Freedom's Landing; Freedom's Ransom; Killashandra; Nerilka's Story; Nimisha’s Ship; Restoree
McCaffrey, Anne, and Elizabeth Moon, Generation Warriors; Sassinak
McCaffrey, Anne, and Jody Lynn Nye, The Death of Sleep
McCaffrey, Todd, Dragonsblood
McGough, Roger, You at the Back: Selected Poems, 1967-1987*
Machen, Arthur, The Spagyric Quest of Beroaldus Cosmopolita
Marshall, Anthony, Fossicking in Old Books
Molloy, Frank, Victor J. Daley: a Life (poet)
Moore, Terry, Love me Tender**; Immortal Enemies**; High School!**; Sanctuary**; My Other Life**; Child of Rage**; Tropic of Desire**; Brave New World**
Morant, Harry ‘Breaker’, The Poetry of ‘Breaker’ Morant: from the Bulletin, 1891-1903*
Muldoon, Paul, Mules*
Murray, Les, Conscious and Verbal*; The Daylight Moon*; Fredy Neptune*; Learning Human: Selected Poems*; Lunch and Counter Lunch*; The People’s Otherworld*; Poems the Size of Photographs*; Subhuman Redneck Poems*; Translations from the Natural World*
Murray, Les (ed.), The Best Australian Poems 2004*
Nadel, Ira B., Ezra Pound: a Literary Life
Neilson, John Shaw, The Sun is up: Selected Poems*
Newton, Kurt, Five Spots on the Newt: & Other Poems of a Curious Nature*; Life among the Dream Merchants: and other Phantasies*; Perversities*; Perversities II*; The Psycho-Hunter’s Casebook*
Nye, Jody Lynn, and Anne McCaffrey, The Dragonlover’s Guide to Pern
Page, Geoff, Drumming on Water: a Verse Novel*; Freehold*
Palmer, Aileen, World without Strangers?*
Pennington, Richard, Christopher Brennan: Some Recollections
Plath, Sylvia, Collected Poems*
Polain, Marcella, Each Clear Night*
Porter, Dorothy, Akhenaten*; The Monkey’s Mask*; Other Worlds: Poems, 1997-2001*; What a Piece of Work*; Wild Surmise*
Porter, Peter (ed.), The Best Australian Poetry, 2005*
Porter, Peter, Sean O’Brien and John Kinsella, Rivers*
Powell, Eric, The Goon: my Murderous Childhood: (and Other Grievous Yarns)**
Prager, Dennis, and Joseph Telushkin, Why the Jews?: the Reason for Antisemitism
Pratchett, Terry, Going Postal; Monstrous Regiment
Reid, Mark, Parochial*
Richter, Hans, Dada: Art and Anti-Art
Rowlands, Graham, Selected Poems*
Rowling, J. K., Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone; Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets; Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire; Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix; Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Ryan, Tracy, The Willing Eye*
Sariban, Michael, A Formula for Glass*
Scott, John A., Singles*
Sheindlin, Judge Judy, Beauty Fades, Dumb is Forever: the Making of a Happy Woman
Sidney-Fryer, Donald, Clark Ashton Smith: the Sorceror Departs
Siluk, Dennis L., The Macabre Poems: and Other Selected Poems*
Simpson, M. J., Hitchhiker: a Biography of Douglas Adams
Skrzynecki, Peter, Immigrant Chronicle*; Time’s Revenge*
Smith, Tevis Clyde, Report on a Writing Man: & Other Reminiscences of Robert E. Howard
Smith, Vivian, New Selected Poems*
Spiegelman, Art, Maus: My Father Bleeds History**
Stewart, Harold, Phoenix Wings*
Straub, Peter, In the Night Room
Sweetser, Wesley D., Arthur Machen
Thrower, James, Western Atheism: a Short History
Tolkien, J. R. R., The Annotated Hobbit; The War of the Jewels
Tranter, John, Trio*
Tusiani, Joseph, From Marino to Marinetti: an Anthology of Forty Italian Poets: Translated into English Verse*
Updike, John, Americana: and Other Poems*
Vallis, Val, Dark Wind Blowing*
Vance, Jack, Lurulu
Warburton, Eileen, John Fowles: a Life in Two Worlds (biography)
Wells, H. G., The War of the Worlds
Wright, Judith (sel.), Australian Poetry 1948*
Yeffeth, Glen (ed.), The Anthology at the End of the Universe

Magazines

The Cimmerian 1:1, 1:2, 1:3, 1:4, 1:5, 2:1
Fortean Times 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202
Pennine Ink Magazine 26 (2004)*
Penny Dreadful 15 (2004; mostly *)
Quadrant 415 (some *)

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Old Dec 31 2005, 10:37 PM   #2
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This is mine (what I remember, anyway)
Pierce, Tamora:Alanna:the first adventure, In the hands of the goddess, The woman who rides like a man, Lioness ramant, Wild magic, Wolf-speaker, the emporer mage, realms of the gods, first test, page, squire, lady knight, trickster's choice, trickster's queen, the magic in the weaving, the power in the storm, the fire in the forging, the healing in the vine
McCaffrey, Anne: D1,D2, D3, H1, H2, H3, RoP, AtWoP, DD, FF, RSR, The Rowan, Lyon's Pride, Pegasus in flight, To ride pegasus, pegasus in space, Crystal Singer
McCaffrey, Todd DragonsbloodWith Anne: Dragon's Kin
Lewis, C.S: The magicians nephew, the lion, the witch and the wardrobe, the horse and his boy, prince caspian, the voyage of theDawn Treader, The silver chair, the last battle
Snicket, Lemony: A series of Un fortunate events Numbers 1-5, 7,9 and 10
Adams, Douglas: The hitchikers guide to the galaxy, the resturant at the end of the universe, Life, the universe and everything, so long, and thanks for all the fish, mostly harmless, The salmon of doubt: hichiking the galaxy one last time(biography)
Rowling, J.K: Harry Potter Numbers 1-4 and 6
King, Steven: Gerald's Game
Swift, Jona than: Gulliver's Travels
Books whose authors i can't remember at this point in time:
Final Judgment, Dragonology
Please note: These are not in order of reading
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Old Jan 28 2006, 05:19 AM   #3
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Ghyle, shall we have a competition for this year?
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Sure, why not. What are the rules?
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Old Jan 28 2006, 05:06 PM   #5
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Hmm... only list books you have finished, um... any ideas?
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Shells, ghyle! You practically re-define the term "book-worm"!

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Well, here's what I'v read during 2005 (in order):

Anne McCaffrey
Dragonseye
William Slaetor
Marco's Millions
Lynne Ried Banks
Indian in the Cupboard (only read half as I was only reading it while waiting for a certain book to arrive from Amazon)
Anne McCaffrey
"Ever the Twain"
Anne & Todd McCaffrey
Dragon's Kin
Todd McCaffrey
Dragonsblood
Anne McCaffrey
Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern
Nerilka's Story
The Masterharper of Pern

"Runner of Pern"
Dragonflight
Dragonquest
Dragonsong
Dragonsinger
Dragondrums

"The Smallest Dragonboy"
The White Dragon
The Renegades of Pern

"The Girl Who Heard Dragons"
All the Weyrs of Pern
The Dolphins of Pern
The Skies of Pern

"Velvet Fields"
"P.E.R.N. Survey"
John Peel
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Here There Be Dragons
Anne McCaffrey
"Euterpe on a Fling"
Decision at Doona
Don Callander
Dragon Companion
Anne McCaffrey
"Beyond Between"
Kathryn M. Drennan & J. Michael Straczynski
Babylon 5: To Dream in the City of Sorrows
Joseph K. Coates
The Gentle Dragon
Anne McCaffrey & Jody Lynn Nye
The Death of Sleep
Anne McCaffrey
Dinosaur Planet
Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth Moon
Sassinak
Anne McCaffrey
Dinosaur Planet Survivors
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I just remembered that I read another short story last year after Marco's Millions and before Indian in the Cupboard. But I don't remember the title or the author.

All I can remember is that it was about a father talking to his unborn child.
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